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intentionally misinformed to the american people in the aftermath of this tragedy. now, president obama has the gal to name as possible secretary of state, the name of the person who is the actual vehicle used to misin form the american people during this crisis. >> cenk: really? you're concerned about somebody named rice misinforming people? how about condoleezza rice? i'm not sure susan rice was wrong about benghazi. here's john mccain saying he will do whatever it takes to block her nomination. >> is she effectively disqualified from being secretary of state? you would oppose her nomination? >> yes and we're talking filibuster do whatever you can to block it? >> yes. >> cenk: that's very strong language. when president obama was asked about that, he had strong language. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me, and i'm happy to have that discussion with them for them to go off the a u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with ben gassy and simply making a presentation on information she received and to besmirch her reputation is
the clinton administration and i also know that she is a very close adviser to president obama. so the state department could have a lot of weight. but secretary clinton very, very beloved here at the state department, so she'll have her big shoes to fill if it is indeed susan rice. >> allyse labott, thanks so much at the state department. ♪ ♪ ♪ what if there was a new that focused less on feesy and more... on what matters? maybe your bank account is taking too much time and maybe it's costing too much money. introducing bluebird by american express and walmart. your alternative to checking and debit. it's loaded with features, not fees. because we think your money should stay where it belongs. with you. the value you expect. the service you deserve. it feels good to bluebird. get it at your local walmart. >>> when you think popular, tourist stops in new york city, you think times square, empire state building, statue of liberty, right? you can also add to that list harlem churches. here is jason carol with this week's black in america. ♪ >> reporter: the gospel choir had parishioner
is president obama on all of this? let's get right to our special guest this evening. we have former assistant secretary of state rich williamson and syndicated radio talk show host john boutzer. how much injury they inflict on hamas? i want to know if the total blowout is possible? >> yes, it is, larry. why that is critical is because egypt is involved profoundly in this problem. morici, the new le elely electe president of egypt, is in the muslim brothers. the muslim brothers and hamas are directly related. this is about egypt and the 1979 peace treaty. >> right. i'm going to get back to the whole issue of the spreading war. but i'm just real interested in the assessment, ambassador williamson, welcome back, that israel can just inflict massive, permanent damage on hamas and their alleged military. >> well, larry, first of all, i think it's really important to take a step back. we've been involved in a presidential election that sucked up the oxygen. hamas is a group that's recognized as a terrorist organization by the u.s. government, the israeli government and the european union, has incre
't find it hard to believe there are neighborhoods in the united states that president obama got 97 to 99% of the vote. the turn-out level strikes me as suspicious. philadelphia has been a administration that had irregular election procedures in the past. >> nor is philadelphia the only city where the numbers are raising eyebrows. in st. lucie county, florida, incumbent republican congressman allen west is crying foul over a limited recount of early voting that shrank the total numbers for west and his victorious democratic channeler murphy. murphy remained ahead by .57% enough to escape automatic recount of the all votes cast in three county that the district encompasses. >> i have seen there are some errors made there. at least there is reason to believe there might have been. this is a democratic county in a republican part of florida. >> weekend recount action in florida did reverse results of a mayoral race in fort pierce with a new verdict so close it triggered another recount. sunshine state automatic one. >> bret: thank you. authorities in indianapolis still don't know what caused
on the obama adnisttion and the national interest throughout this broadcast. united states on track for another trillion dollars deficit. is the country headed for wealth or poverty? the author of the book joins us. don't you love it? a lame duck session of congress, they're the ones who have to steer us away from the fiscal cliff. joining us tonight, governor joining us tonight, governor mike huckabee. the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back onll purchases, plus a 50% annual bonus. and everyone likes 50% more... [ midwestern/chicago accent ] cheddar! yeah! 50 percent more [yodeling] yodel-ay-ee-oo. 50% more flash. [ southernccent ] 50 percent more taters. that's where tots come from. [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewds car gives you 1% cash back on every purchase plus a 50% annual bonus on the cash you earn. it's the card for people who like more cash. 50% more spy stuff. whwhat's in your wallet? this car is too small. u: congress returns to begin work on a busy lame-duck ssion. can we expect anything positive? lets talk with former arkansas governor mike huckabee he
obama has spoken to the prime minister. >> following the latest on the developing into the sex scandal. this led to the resignation of the former general's. they stated that they know of no other officials who was linked to the scandal. he stated that he remains confident in general john allen. he is the latest to have been pulled into this. he has been stated to be investigated duty males do to the spot other scandal. >> the maitre elides on all of one and you can still see that it's pretty clear out. we will be right back with the details. >> we are watching wall street. the dow has dropped a hundred and 85 points.europead that they are offical back in a recession. they stated that their economy is retracting. we also had a spike in weekly unemployment claims. it is up 78,000 mainly due to people in new york city falling for unemployment for the first time due to their offices being closed due to super storm sandy. the pace is slowing for foreclosures in the u.s.. the general trend across the united states is slowing in numbers. dow is down 30 points. >> three popular san francisco c
their population. >> egypt has reached out to president obama and the united states saying help us stop the violence there. so, ken, the united states is going to get sucked into this, regardless? >> no, i don't think the united states is going to get sucked in. they've provided weapons and air dome to prevent rockets from coming in. i think the united states is much more interested in what impact will hamas' success or failure have upon the rest of the region. here, we have to think about jordan and king abdullah's instability. i think we worry about insurgencies in general, hezbollah and hamas. hezbollah, if it felt that hamas was successful, would it start something from the north? and i think israel, over the broader perspective, is very interested in being sure that hamas is put back on its heels and not able to attack israel. that becomes very important for israel in the long run if it decides some time in the future it wants to go after iran. it would be worried about retaliation and it certainly doesn't want it from the south, which would be hamas and certainly from the north, f
and probably not the secretary of state. lou: president obama and acknowledging exactly that. the white house request. petraeus testimony creates a number of troubling questions. one, he knew immediately that he was a terrorist attack. just a few days later on the 14th of september before the intelligence committee. frankly, at least the statements and most members of that committee to examine with the white house line on an internet video, which the president himself has pointed to, disavowing that very message, that very talking point from the first 24 hours. >> clearly he has amended his statement. the first statement, you know, said that he purportedly, written and sent from cia out al qaeda was suspected. the words were changed to extremists suspected or indications of extremists. lou: he amended his statement. who is the heat? >> patraeus appears to -- the seventh from petraeus appears to be amended. what he did stay based on the news reporting is that the statement that was sent out, the riding said katie suspected. the change was indications of extremists. this goes to a larger narrat
obama didn't know. oh, and dimension the state department was watching this unfold in real time? when president obama in his absurd press conference then tried to portray himself as coming to the defense of a damsel in distress, susan rice, saying, quote, republicans should come after me. at that moment, he stumbled into a deeper and more damaging truth than he realized because republicans are rightly going after you, mr. president, because the evidence is mounting that you and your administration knowingly and willfully misled the american people on the benghazi massacre and lying to the american people, perhaps in order to get re-elected. that's a serious offense. joining me with reaction, texas congressman mike conoway, in the closed-door meeting with general petraeus and the author of a brand-new book, a host of war stories. oliver north is here. bring us inside the room. what happened today? >> general petraeus came to clarify some of the statements he made in the september 14 briefing. first, let me make sure we acknowledge the heroic activities of the military forces. we need t
." with chuck ed todd. don't miss it. nate silver tomorrow. >>> pacific motion, president obama makes a historic visit to myanmar during a tour of neighboring countries. we'll have the latest on his first post election trip and his last one with secretary of state hillary clinton before she steps down. >>> meanwhile, violence continues in the middle east as israel increases attacks in gaza. live reports from there and tel aviv as hopes grow for a mediation effort led by the u.n. attorney general. back at home congressional leaders start a fiscal cliff conversation before a post election vacation. will they have anything to be thankful for when everyone gets back to work and the clock really starts ticking? good morning from washington. it's monday, november 19, 2012, and this is "the daily rundown." no, it's not chuck todd. the president is in cambodia this morning, his final stop on a three nation tour of southeast asia. after wrapping up the first trip to myanmar by a sitting u.s. president, chuck joins us now with the latest on the president's trip. >> well, good morning. i'm here in myanmar,
it goes when we start to talk about a new secretary of state. >> all right. jackie, thank you so much. and dana and jackie, have a great week. >> thank you so much. >>> and a top republican is questioning president obama whether he knew about the general petraeus scandal before the election. house committee chair mike rogers said it is possible and said as much on "meet the press." rogers is saying that he is not entirely convinced that the president was not told before election day, because attorney general eric holder knew about the affair months ago. the white house saying that president obama was not informed until november 8th. >> questions c cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. he's, he's on my back about providing for his little girl. hey don't worry. e-trade's got a killer investing dashboard. everything is on one page. i'm watching you. oh yeah? well i'm watching you, watching him. [ male announcer ] try the e-trade 360 investing dashboard. . >>> former cia drirector genera david petraeus has hired top washington lawyer
china's new president. xi first visited the united states back in 1985, met with president obama earlier this year. western analyst regards xi as someone who wants to have good relations with the united states. >>> china's struggling economy is just one of the many challenges that's facing the country's next leader. while, some chinese have done well, but others are falling further behind because of inflation. imagine this. paying five times more for rent than you did four years ago. that's right. while cnn senior international correspondent stan grant has an inside look at what is happening. china's widening wealth gap. take a look. >> this is a little piece of home. they gather here to dance on street corners and come to the cities searching for a bit of life. for some china's booming economy has been music to their ears. for others the tune has turned more somber. life in a rundown neighborhood so close to the riches of the new china that they could reach out and touch it almost. >> translator: we came to work in the city. >> reporter: and he his wife had followed the china dream to b
states. that's a mandate. it's unthinkable that any candidate can win anywhere close to that. obama won a pretty impressive victory even without a serious third party candidate, he did not get 51% of the popular vote. he won 26 states to romney's 24 states. we'll see time after time very, very close elections. we need to rethink the negotiations of mandates and say this person won the presidency. they need to go forward with that agenda. >> what about the republicans? are they going to do a big rethink here? >> yes, and more than one. it was interesting that the republican governors happened to be meeting this week in las vegas when this news about the interesting comments that romney made to his donors that we just saw and the republican governors, bobby jindal of louisiana did not miss five seconds before they really denounced what romney was saying. the republicans have a lot of things to think about, not of which is their growing problem with hispanic voters. that is the big growing group in this country. republicans are still largely a party of white people and older white people.
with america's immediate neighbors. last year the obama administration blocked an extension to the keystone excel pipeline that would help deliver oil from canada's tar sands, eyely controversy bull productive sands to the gulf of mexico. largely on environmental grounds. now the state department is reviewing the pipeline route. the pipeline will likely get approval and get built. either way, the energy relationship between the u.s. and canada will continue to grow. and while president obama meets with his newly elected mexican counter part this month, a major topic will be obama's goil goal for immigration reform. it's a domestic issue with regional economic implications for both the united states and mexico. so president obama has got a lot to think about. joining me now is fareed zakaria. he is host of "gps." you understand the economy and foreign affairs. let's talk about europe first of all. you get the impression that china was the biggest economic threat to the united states. but if europe doesn't get its act together, the trade between europe and the u.s. is greater. should the pres
on the crisis. joining me is the former state department spokesman p.j. raleigh. are president obama's words strong enough in his defense of israel? >> absolutely. as he said in his remarks, no country should have to tolerate a barrage of missiles that put its entire population or a substantial percentage of its population at risk. israel has a right to respond. that said, obviously, how it responds and how it is viewed in this region, a fragile rv region given the events the last couple of years is very important. israel has some difficult calculations to make going forward. >> how about in terms of how chose we are to a middle east war, and if that happens what are the chances of u.s. involvement? how might that play out? >> that's the risk. we have a growing gaza crisis, a civil war in syria next door, unquiet along the israeli/egyptian border, substantial unrest in jordan. any flare-up in one of these, has potential to spread across to the other. most importantly, you have a fragile, you know, political systems. you have countries in transition. the populations and politics are more popu
it is his fault. >> reporter: just after president obama was inaugurated, we spent time in king county. >> i just ask god that he would truly connect with him so he would know what god's heart was for the united states of america. >> reporter: you told us four years ago that you hoped the lord would help barack obama. >> yes. >> reporter: do you think that happened? >> it doesn't appear so. >> reporter: and then there was something we heard before. what bothers you about president obama's first term. >> that he lied to us about where he was born. to me he just seems dishonest. >> reporter: he said he was born in hawaii and he's said that for a long time. and i wonder if you have heard that and if you have, why don't you believe that? >> i just don't believe anything he says. >> reporter: there are certainly people in king county that still don't believe the president about his country of birth and they don't believe him about his faith. he says he's a devout chris, but doubts about that exist. >> i think he's a muslim. >> back at the basketball game, it was notable that there were more peopl
's second term. this controversy could throw a refrn in the works -- wrench in the works. president obama in burma but it may be a farewell tour for secretary of state hillary clinton. he is the odds on favorite to replace her for the united nations susan rice. he is preparing to block her because in the wake of the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya she misled the nation they say playing down the al qaeda for the attack. over the weekend a debate about where her talking points came from. he knew from the get go this was a terrorist attack. >> i don't know what the democrats and white house are trying to hide. neither what any of them are saying general petraeus and grap said the intelligence community and the entirety signed off on talking points. they went to the administration and when they came back key languages were changed. >> susan rice changed the talking points provided by the intelligence community. >> susan rice would have to be confirmed by the senate. democrats still have control of the senate. it may be how the battle shapes up. if in fact susan rice is dominated. >> bac
have 30 governors out of 50, we have the control of state legislatures and we do control the house of representatives, as well, don't forget. it is not as though the republicans are powerless. they come back and obama will ultimately be the most disliked presidentials in history because of the handling of the economy and only because of that. >>stuart: art laffer, a pretty grim picture but thanks for joining us. now, we are fair and balanced, new democrat network president thinks hiking taxes on high income earners is the way to go. so, welcome back to the program, simon. we have discussed this before. you think raising taxes on high income earners is what bill clinton did in the 1990's and we have been through this before. may i raise a separate concern here for a second. under the president's own plan, we are going do get a total debt of $20 trillion at the end of the second term, that is the president's own plan and that is based on optimistic thinking about economic growth down the road. are you comfortable with rolling the dice and going to $20 trillion total debt? >>guest: le
susan rice the next secretary of state. in the meantime, rice attended a u.n. security council meeting tonight on the recent violence in the gaza strip. she said president obama called benjamin netanyahu and reiterated his support for israel's right to defend itself. but she said the united states is urging israel to make efforts to avoid civilian casualties. it happened after an israeli air strike killed an hamas leader zufrnlt a woman can't walk after a medical mistake. she claims a doctor left something in her foot after surgery. shamari stone has the story. >> this woman scoots around her house in rockville tonight. >> this experience has to be the most painful i've ever had. >> she says nine months ago a doctor at the medical center operated on her foot to remove a bunion but left something behind. >> all i wanted him to do was take off my bunion and when i came out of surgery, i was in excruciating pain. >> her foot was red, swollen, she had no clue a broken drill bit was inside it. >> i kept telling him after surgery that it hurt. this is not a normal pain. >> she tried to go ba
-elected the president of the united states. >>> now no the big stories in the week ahead, president obama checks on storm relief efforts in the northeast, and gop governors meet in las vegas and two key economic figures will be release and how will wall street react? >>> plus, talking bond, james bond on showbiz tonight. let's begin with the president's plans for the week. >> i'm jessica yellin at the white house. in the coming week, president obama will honor america's veterans with a wreath sar mcer at arlington cemetery. midweek, he will hold the first news conference since the re-election in the east room of the white house. he will visit the new york area to tour the recovery efforts from superstorm sandy. and on friday, to end the week, he will meet right here at the white house with leaders from both the house and the senate, both democrats and republicans, to begin negotiations over the fiscal cliff. >>> i'm paul steinhauser at the cnn political desk. wednesday and thursday, gop governors meet in las vegas for the republican governor's association annual get together. among those attendi
farland, as always, appreciate it. much more on the petraeus scandal, implications on the obama administration and the national interest throughout this broadcast. united states on track for another trillion dollars deficit. is the country headed for wealth or poverty? the author of the book joins us. don't you love it? a lame duck session of congress, they're the ones who have to steer us away from the fiscal cliff. joining us tonight, governor mike huckabee. lou: congress returns to begin work on a busy lame-duck session. can we expect anything positive? lets talk with former arkansas governor mike huckabee here in a few moments and we want to bring you up to date on what is happening with the fiscal cliff. the market, the economy. the fiscal cliff is threatening wall street, stocks beginning with some optimism, a modest rally only to see wary of the fiscal cliff. the dow and s&p down half a percent on the day. the nasdaq down three quarters of a percent. all three indexes under the 200 day moving averages, that is not good. tech shares the weakest of the market, microsoft a big weight on th
and planning -- or the third person -- at the u.s. state department during the first two years of the obama administration. anne marie thought wrote that -- she argued that nation-states should see the degree of sovereignty to what she called transnational networks. vertically, this is a direct quote, nations should cede sovereign authority to supernational institutions such as the international criminal court. so vertically. there'd be something above the nation, supernational institution. slaughter maintains that such transparent networks, quote -- this is a quote from slaughter: can perform many of the functions of a world government; legislation, administration and adjudication without the forum. thereby creating an effective global rule of law. well, she was the person and policy planning, the key think tank of the state department first two years of the obama administration. but there's also a republican i'm going to mention here, richard haas. he's currently the president of the council on foreign relations, and he was a special assistant to president george h.w. bush, and during the
the front lines. first up, president obama soon returning to the united states. he was on a trip to asia. while there, he visited thailand and myanmar. his final stop was cambodia, where he took part in the nations summit. wow. he also met with the camera bode yan prime minister where he talked about the need to provide human rights. one said the meeting was tense. it's been three weeks since sandy ravaged the east coast and the recovery is ongoing. tonight, many are are still without homes. businesses are still closed. new york city is still rationing gas. four new york city hospitals are still closed or only offering limited services and one o the main train services between new jersey and new york city is still operating with limited service. this video shows the new jersey path station flooding the night of the storm. these stations sustained significant damage. the dow was up nearly 208 points. nasdaq up by more than 2%. the s&p higher, too. the reason, traders are more optimistic the fiscal cliff will be avoided. they think leaders in washington will reach some sort of compromise.
of people do. an online petition to ask texas to withdraw from the united states following president obama's re-election has more than 100,000 signatures. it appears on a section of the white house website called we the people and cites economic difficulties due to the federal government's inability to cut spending. supporters suggest that sus session would protect texans standard of living and resecure their rights and liberties. the leader of the movement tells politico that mr. obama's re-election is what he called a cat liezing moment for his group's efforts to leave the united states. he insists "this is not a reaction to person but policy." and what they see is a federal government disconnected from its constituents. really? so far no response from the white house. even though the number of signatures far surpasses the 25,000 needed for a white house response. for his part, governor perry says he believes in the greatness of our union and nothing should be done to change it although he says he shares the frustrations a lot of americans have with the federal government. texas is ameri
president obama from nominating u.s. ambassador rice from becoming the next secretary of state. >> she has says this was not a pre-planned attack, why was that done? >> reporter: for weeks, the republicans have expressed their anger with rice, urging her to explain the appearances regarding the video and the protest over benghazi. >> this is in response to a hateful video. >> i have grave concerns. answers from ambassador rice before i could support her for any position. >> this president and this administration has either been guilty of colossal incompetent acts or engaged in a cover-up, neither of which are acceptable to the american people. >> reporter: also today, mueller and joyce briefed the top commanders on the scandal involving petraeus. the acting cia director, morrell, was also here for private meetings the big expectation tonight is that petraeus himself will come forward to testify about the benghazi attack, not his own troubles, as early as tomorrow or friday. now there are some differences among republicans about what is the best way to get to the bottom of what happened in
states, particularly the obama administration, decide, are we going to be assisted with our own personal security issue here in the united states by the actions we take or are the re-- reactions that are going to be caused by our actions actually going to cause greater threats to our closest allies and to ourselves? unfortunately, that's what we're seeing. in fact, i had seen an article in may of 2010 that indicated that this administration, the obama administration, sided with israel's enemies in demanding that israel disclose any nuclear weapons. we had never sided with israel's enemies in trying to push israel into doing something against its own interests. when you're a very small country surrounded by countries that want to see you go away, it is important that they not know all of your defenses. going back in the old testament, you find history, king his kaija -- king hezekiah showing all the defenses they had in their armory he showed them to the leaders from babylon. as a result, ultimately that kingdom was lost to the babylonians. you don't show other nations, even people you th
processes at local and state levels in some countries in our continent which allow the production, consumption and legal distribution of marijuana. >> this is undoubtedly a headache for mr. obama. his administration has yet to make clear how it intends to impose federal law prohibitting the use of the drug on colorado and washington state. they stopped short of saying it might relax its attitude towards marijuana smuggling. marijuana is the main cash crop for the violent drug cartels and advocates in colorado and washington say it will reduce the gangs profits. but that is not a position currently shared by the obama administration. the leaders in central america least, u.s. drug consumption policy remains a very square peg in a round hole. will grant, "bbc news," mexico city. >> our main story this hour, the top american commander in afghanistan general john allen is to be investigated over emails to a woman at the heart of the petraeus scandal. time now for some business news. less of a scandal, but more of a mystery i think, with microsoft. what's going on there. it just launch
, especially in the senate, the reelection of president barack obama, and also at the state level, where we have seen a number of states reclaim democratic chambers, dozens and dozens of more democratic legislators coming back into the force. what we see here is the tea party is dwindling. i live in texas. so the tea party is alive and well in texas. but we're just seeing the diminished movement of what was all the rage in 2010. and we thought was going to rage on for another couple of years. >> now the tea party made its impact by pushing republicans to the far right, so far that it proved nearly impossible for mitt romney to find his way back in time for the election. so what in your opinion will the republican of 2014 or 2016 have to be in terms of ideas and policy positions? >> well, and we've seen that struggle right now, especially with jeb bush, for example. the moderate republicans, let's call them the chamber of commerce republicans trying to move back to the center, and trying to go back to an era of, say, bush-style policy, either bush one or bush two. and by that, trying to cour
, and military. if asean wants to cooperate with its neighbor on the equal footing, member states need to remain united and work with the united states. >> thank you very much, indeed, for that. speaking there to nhk world's phin chanda. u.s. president barack obama arrived here in cambodia on monday evening to attend the two-day east asia summit. on tuesday, he'll hold bilateral meetings with leaders including the prime minister of japan and the chinese premier as well. now, how will the united states respond to the growing presence of china here in southeast asia? well, we'll keep you updated as these delicate discussions continue. i'm patchari raksawong reporting from phnom penh. >>> patchari, thanks. barack obama made history before he arrived in cambodia. he became the first sitting u.s. president to visit myanmar. obama praised the country's transition to democracy, but he called for more reforms. obama met with president thein sein. he referred to the nation for the first time in public as myanmar. the name made official by the military. the u.s. government usually calls it burma. >> i sha
. at the same time however, he has to make sure that, especially with the elections in the united states, obama's re-election and the fact that a possible military strike against iran seems like a distant -- ever more distant project, netanyahu has to burnish his military credentials and i think this at least air attack against gaza is a way to do that. >> so how does this end then? if it doesn't end with a ground war, how does it end? >> well, look, i think that the most likely scenario is that there is a cease-fire, hopefully brokered by the united states and egypt, and then we all go back to exactly where we were before. in a couple years we start this process all over again. at a certain point israel is going to have to recognize that hamas, whether it likes it or not, is the actual government in gaza, and it's going to have to figure out a long-term solution to maintaining a viable cease-fire and that might include actually easing the blockade against gaza. more importantly the palestinians themselves are being torn between two alternatives. there's the resistance and militant alternative
has more than 100,000 signatures. >> the signatures are from every state but texas. >>> welcome to cbs "this morning." i'm charlie rose in washington. norah o'donnell is in new york. there is a lot to talk about after president obama's first white house news conference in eight months. it covered everything from the budget crisis to libya, to the david petraeus scandal. >> the president himself said that so much has happened lately people forget the election of just a week ago. nancy cordes covered the news conference. she's at the white house. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the president came to the east room of the white house hoping to push his message on the fiscal cliff and he did but he also got pressed with a number of questions about his handling of foreign policy and national security and one question in particular got a rise out of him about his u.n. ambassador, susan rice. in his first full press conference since march president obama was asked about the criticism of u.n. ambassador susan rice. his likely choice to replace hillary clinton as secretary of sta
political panel what the president will have to compromise on to avoid the fiscal cliff. and president obama fiercely defends his u.n. ambassador today after republicans threaten to block her possible nomination for secretary of state. rand paul joins us. rand paul joins us. let's go "outfront." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com "outfront" tonight, we have late breaking developments in the petraeus scandal. first, we are just learning the name of the fbi agent who helped start the investigation that eventually led to the resignation of the nation's top spy. the name of the agent is frederick w. humphries ii. he's 47 years old. he was the investigator who first learned of a complaint from jill kelley that she received harassing e-mails. the government has taken away for now, the top security clearance of paula broadwell, the former mistress of david petraeus. this is after investigators found substantial classified information on her computer and the glaering question tonight is did broadwell's relationship with david petraeus give her access to these classified documents? "outfront" toni
, gifts to minorities were not the reason that president obama won the white state of new hampshire, the largely white state of iowa. it's not why he won the hometown of paul ryan, janesville, wisconsin. so there's just a factual issue. but third and biggest, and this is where you heard the louisiana governor, bobby jindal, installed yesterday as the chairman of the republican governors association. this is where you heard him coming in, that republicans say this is a just-doesn't-get-it moment for romney. it makes republicans think that the 47% comment was no slip of the tongue. at his press conference in las vegas yesterday, governor jindal, our reporter, says became visibly agitated about this and said these comments were absolutely wrong. and they come at a time when almost every other leading republican figure is saying the party really needs to look inside itself and change karl rove. in "the wall street journal" today, it's saying the republican party needs to reverse engineer what the obama campaign did in its turnout efforts. senator john cornyn of texas, the head of the se
a tribune newspaper report, obama named hud secretary lead sandy recovery efforts. housing and urban secretary has been chosen to lead the federal government's assistance. the state's rebuilding from superstorm sandy, president obama announced thursday after touring the hardest hit parts of new york. we thought it would be good to have a new yorker who's going to be the point person obama said on staten island which he toured with donovan and state law makers. the other story i want to point to this morning is the ongoing confrontation between israel and hamas. the headline from the "new york times" on the front page, israel and hamas step up air attacks in the gaza clash. israel and hamas brushed aside international calls for restraint on thursday and executed their lethal conflict over gaza where palestinian militants launched hundreds of rockets into israel territory targeting tell aviv for the first time. and israel intensifies and sent tanks for a possible invader. a story from early this morning notes that egypt opens a tiny window of truce in the gaza confrontation. the prime
to the islamic militant group hamas. fox reports from the conflict zone. president obama with a message for the jewish state, reinforcing its right to take a stand in the face of terror. >> we are fully supportive of israel's right to defend itself from missiles landing on people's homes. >> but now we're learning the u.s. and great britain are saying something new, that starting a ground war is risky for israel. >> and in america, helping our own warriors from the front line, and healing the lasting emotional scars of battle. did you know there's an app for that? i'm harris falkner. the middle east at a crossroads, standing between an escalation of the conflict and the search for a cease-fire. egypt within recent days aligning itself with palestinians, but still leading the push to try to end the fighting. reports say an israeli envoy is in cairo for talks to arrange for a truce, but for now, a break through looks distant. the sound now of what is coming. >> people running for their lives, looking for cover. as gaza militants launch dozens of rockets targeting israel's heartland. and j
out a ground assault in gaza. president obama is warning israel that a further escalation may derail peace talks and a two-state solution. while traveling in asia the president also made clear that he will not second-guess the strategy of one of america's allies. >> there is no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its borders. >> reporter: egyptian diplomats are trying to broker a cease- fire. both israel and hamas are reportedly presenting egypt with their demands. what one official said, an immediate end to the deadly rocket attacks does not seem likely. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> victims of superstorm sandy have certainly not been forgotten. donations continue to pour in to the american red cross raising more than $140 million thus far. the relief agency is currently operating 472 shelters it more than 10 states. they have delivered millions of millions and relief items. >>> bay area air quality officials are getting an update of repairs on chevron's refinery in richmond. they are upgrading unit 4, replaci
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. republicans accuse the obama administration of ignoring warning signs that could have prevented the tragedy. >> the people back at state here in washington continue to deny additional security, and they continue to do away with security that was already there. >> to put this, lay this at the doorstep of the president or the secretary of state or the united nations ambassador, you will find us ready and willing to resist to the teeth. >> petraeus' testimony will come one week after he resigned as head of the cia because of an extramarital affair. democrats and republicans say he is still credible when it comes to discussing national security. >>> the cia still plans on looking into petraeus' conduct. the agency is opening what it calls an exploratory investigation. nbc news has learned that acting cia director mike morrell ordered the investigation to make sure that petraeus did not use any agency resources improperly. the fbi has already cleared the general of mishandling classified information. the fbi says his mistress paula broadwell had classified information, but it came from researchi
of president obama in the past. in your book you said the obama administration has sent contradictory messages and bringing into question the level of support for israel. many palestinian leaders believe they can get their state without offering any concession of their own. are you still, sir, as critical of the president saying hamas needs to stop the attacks? >> i said it very clearly in the past. president obama made very few mistakes coming to cairo in 2009. it doesn't work that way. we have to speak in a different language in the middle east. i know yesterday that prime minister netanyahu spoke with the president and we have the support of the u.s. behind us, but too early to call. we have to see if we will act and go into the ground operation and then we'll know if the u.s. for now we have the support and grateful for the support, the technical support and we also see the technology that we're using to bring down some of the missiles. >> danny dennen deputy speaker of the knesset. thank you very much, sir. >>> coming up next hour, i'll talk with a member of the palestinian legislative co
court of and at another israeli city. >> president obama began another trip to thailand. you can see secretary of state, hillary clinton meeting with the prime minister of thailand. they're hoping to boost the political and economic ties with asia. he plans on go to myanmar. he will be the first u.s. president to visit that country. it was really taking steps towards democracy. after that, he will go towards the east asian summit in cambodia. >> angry demonstrators in washington d.c. to say that this pipeline is bad for america and the environment. in january, president obama blocked the pipeline construction over concerns of how would it would impact the environment. the keystone would call from elberta, canada to texas. however, people are hoping for jobs. >> there are six people recovering in an accident after two helicopters collided on saturday this pasadena police helicopter equipped a second helicopter while one of them was landing. and the other helicopter was taking off. those five people, were taken to the hospital and treated and those injuries are not life-threatening. ho
, to be secretary of state. >> president obama says it is important to find out exactly what happened there but it's outrageous for senator mccain or other republicans to go after miss rice, that it's the president who's responsible, that he should be the one if they want to point fingers or go after anyone. zoraida? >> dan lothian live in washington for us. thank you. >> okay. >>> new developments this morning in "the apprentice" sex scandal leading back to square one. we know the identity of the fbi agent who helped start the investigation that eventually led to the former cia director's resignation. his name is frederick humphries ii, 47 years old and a veteran investigator. also two -- paula broadwell's security clearance is now suspended pending the outcome of the investigation. barbara starr is following developments for us from the pentagon. we're hearing so far there have been no official findings that broadwell broke any laws or engaged in criminal activity. why suspend her security clearance? >> well, you know, fran townsend is reporting just that, john, that all the indications are, fro
to make sure. the united states will be with them. melissa: are we? >> president obama made a statement which any u.s. president would make, we're with you against hamas. he did not make a statement of who should go in. that is in the gray area. israelis are concerned, what would egypt do? we have a muslim brotherhood leader, will he actually actively support hamas or just verbally? also to be seen. melissa: you stay behind all of this iran has a hand in this as well. >> they have been there the last five or six days, there is a consensus amongst analysts that if the iranian regime has been pushing radical, they give them all the support to start showing on israel. they will be retaliating and of course hamas will retaliate. iran is under sanctions, you and i have discussed this for many weeks. i want to pay attention to the israeli conflict. the ally of iran is under tremendous pressure. they want to draw attention to the gaza conflict. melissa: we have to focus on the money angle. what we're looking at right here, we have invested in the iron dome. what does the world think of us inve
between obama and netanyahu made some in hamas and iran expect that the united states will come down hard on israel telling them to cool fit they go in with a ground attack. i would not at all surprised to see a grounds invasion take place as early as tonight and perhaps over the weekend simply because it' the only way to push back those launching sites. megyn: look at the video on the screen. this is the picture of somebody's house. you can see into a living room where somebody's wall has been blown away. we had the israeli ambassador to the united nations saying think of tel aviv and jerusalem like new york and l.a. if we saw a home in los angeles that had been bombed and several of them on the side as people had 15 seconds to run for their lives. what is israel to do? >> the rockets being fired into southern israel are being smuggled through egypt. give jenkins and i were there just a few years ago and you could see the ahe blim areas where this stuff is taking place. the rockets are being fired from the west bank and being smuggled into hezbollah. you mentioned iron dome, they interce
the chances of situation will escalate or deescalate? >> it's not in the hands of obama, it's not in the hands of the united states. the deescalation would have to come from hamas, who obviously are the ones who started this. with 150 rockets shot in the few days, shortly after election day. that's what caused this. israel has no interest in attacking gaza, but had to retaliate because its population has been attacked. why is hezbollah involved in this, it's asserting itself as the strategic equal to israel, no longer the weaker sister and showed it's got rockets from iran, which surprised the israelis by reaching jerusalem which hasn't been hit by a rocket since 1970. it knows it has egypt a strong ally behind it. in the past egypt was neutral tore quietly pro israel. the muslim brotherhood is making known. and turkey, a former israeli ally is pro gaza. the situation in the region has changed radically. what hamas wants to show, it's the leader of the palestinians and fatah is going to the u.n. like a supplicant and trying to get a seat in the u.n. and hamas is saying we're the defenders of j
president obama is in thailand. he tours the secretary of state with hillary clinton. he met with the prime minister. he praised thailand for supporting democracy in neighboring country. >>> now that california voters have rejected a plan to end the death penalty, there's a push in the opposite direction. a growing number of prosecutors are asking the state to resume executions. they want california to scrap the three lethal drug injury instructions. voters in colorado and washington to date have spoken and smoken. they want marijuana legalized for recreation use. >> what happens next as the new law is passed. evan shows us legalizing pop is the easy thing, making it work in the real world may be a whole different battle. various you cannot be arrested for being in possession of an ounce of marijuana. >> you can't wait to go to 7-11 and buy a pack of joints. >> what's not clear is exactly when or how that will happen. >> legalize marijuana, i could pass a joint to a friend of mine? no you can't. >> i can transport it. >> no you can't. >> it could take a year or more to pass regulations. rig
is at fault or is she as barack obama said, she was merely passion on intelligence? she was not a key player in all of this, therefore, if he wants to make her secretary of state, he can do it. what do you think? >> first of all, i was substituting for george stephanopoulos that sunday as host of "this week." we were trying to get secretary of state hillary clinton, all of the shows were trying to get secretary of state hillary clinton to talk about benghazi. for whatever reason, she accident go out them put out dr. susan rice are the u.n. ambassador. very interesting that today, president obama says, you know, susan rice had nothing to do with benghazi, i don't know what she was doing on the show. >> didn't she make her safe key player or a person put up by the administration to launch the defense. she could have said, we believe there are a number of possible theory sneers she didn't take that option. >> she was a good soldier did what the administration told her to do. she read the talking points. she had more -- >> did she act in good faith, do you think? >> i can't get inside her brain.
the fiscal cliff, the combination of tax hikes and spending cuts. mr. obama was also forced to answer questions about the resignation of his cia chief and the events that unfolded in benghazi. >> the president of the united states, reelected and reinvigorated with big plans for his second term. >> i hear you have some questions for me. >> not the questions he might have to imagine a week ago. instead the white house is dealing with not a sex scandal of the cia director. >> i have no evidence at this point that classified information was disclosed. >> should the fbi have told him sooner about the affair? >> i am withholding judgment as to how the entire process surrounding general petraeus up.e of we do not have all the information yet. >> general david petraeus resigned after admitting to an affair with his biographer, house last brother's night. 's file e-mails sent by pawlenty -- hostile emails sent by broadwell. barack obama is desperate to move on, but the message from capitol hill is not so fast. members of congress are troubled by questions about david petraeus. to address them,
taking the fight to israel because israel is allied with the united states and they expect the obama administration will come down hard telling israel to cool it. megyn: what are we going to do, what should we do? >> one of the things he ought not to do is threaten to cut off israeli spare partsr parts for the f-15 and f-16s. there if they have to take out these rocket installations it will reduce the effectiveness of reprisals. this is a wise move. they are getting ready to take out the iranian nuclear sites. megyn: what a situation. we were watching the u.s. presidential election and the indiscretions of general petraeus and the middle east was falling into war about it looks of it. ollie north, thank you. the president wrapped up a meeting with conscious at leaders in a four avoid a massive wave of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts that will kick in january 1 unless something is done. it ended with what looked like a big handshake between the president and john boehner. james rosen has the report live from the white house. hey, james. >> reporter: house minority leader nancy p
to minorities, will. iowa is a pretty white state. romney lost to obama. maine, really white. vermont, really white. rhode island, very white. ohio, 79% white. in fact, carol, 72% electorate who voted were white. so when romney says oh, minorities got gifts, women got gifts, young voters got gifts, mitt, you wanted to give gifts to the rich. the fact of the matter is that these are americans. these were policies. this is a clueless guy who ignored hispanics, ignored black folks and he paid the price. and thank goodness he lost for stupid comments like this. >> can i respond to that, carol, please? >> absolutely. >> here is the deal. roland is right that mitt romney, if he said -- i'm not sure he said he lost exclusively for these reasons. >> that was a quote. >> hold on, roland. >> that was a quote. >> you point out many areas where this wouldn't have been applicable. this was a quote from mitt romney, with regards to young people, for instance, forgiveness of college loan str tr was a big gift, free contraceptives were very big with college age women. anybody now 26 years of age or younger i
. but the obama administration lined up with the israelis. state department spokesman mark toner said the u.s. believes israel has the right to defend itself. >> our position is clear that there's no justification for the violence that hamas and other terrorist organizations are employing against isrl. and the onus is on them to cease their rocket attacks so that this de-escalation can take place. >> suarez: earlier, i spoke with the israeli ambassador to the united states michael oren to discuss the latest developments. ambassador, what's the latest from tel aviv? where the strikes accurate? have missiles actually hit the city and is anyone snurt >> thankfully nobody was hurt. the rockets struck in the greater tel aviv area. the alarms went off. the sirens, prime minister netanyahu was in the city at the time to a bomb shelter and now this simply means that 4.5 million israelis-- over half the population of the state of israel-- has come under rocket fire from terrorists within gaza >> suarez: does this represent a significant of abilitys in the range of people who would shoot in israeli c
, but as we stated, he is now free today. jon: just a short time ago, president obama wrapped up a high-stakes meeting with leaders on the so-called fiscal cliff. the year-end tax hikes and spending cuts. a look at what happens to some american farmers and small businesses if washington cannot reach a deal red william hazlitt about from washington. reporter: one of the tax is being negotiated is the estate tax, which is due to jump from 35 to 55%. reporters say it is necessary that the rich pay their fair share even when they die. critics argue it's not about income equality. it is about raising revenue. this printer works dawn to dusk, drives a 12-year-old child, and earns less than a typical bureaucrat in washington dc. yet, the federal government considers a much enough to pay a death tax. >> there is no way financially to my kids can pay after my death and keep his ranch in tax. >> the idea behind the estate tax is to prevent the very wealthy from accumulating vast fortunes and passing them on to the next family. reporter: that's not a picture of the american farmer. >> a celebrity
a cooperative relationship at the same time with the united states. all this makes president obama's job seem a lot easier by comparison. for more on this go to cnn.com/fareed for a link to my "time" magazine column. >>> up next, an interview with bill gates on the economy, on education, on politics. right back. [ female announcer ] born from the naturally sweet monk fruit, something this delicious could only come from nature. now from the maker of splenda sweeteners, discover nectresse. the only 100% natural, no-calorie sweetener made from the goodness of fruit. the rich, sweet taste of sugar. nothing artificial. ♪ it's all that sweet ever needs to be. new nectresse. sweetness naturally. [ gordon ] for some this line is a convenience. how you doing today? i'm good thanks. how are you? i'm good. [ gordon ] but for others, it's all they can afford. every day nearly nine million older americans don't have enough to eat. anything else? no, not today. join me, aarp, and aarp foundation in the drive to end hunger by visiting drivetoendhunger.org. there's natural gas under my town. it's a game ch
. >> i would like to say how happy i am to receive president obama in my country and in my house. >> reporter: with him, secretary of state hillary clinton. he said this is their last official trip together as she plans to leave the state department. >> i could not be more grateful, not only for your service, hillary, but also for the powerful message that you and aung san suu kyi send. >> reporter: the president spending the balance of his damond in cambodia. the president, the white house advises, is being regularly updated on the situation in israel and gaza by his national security adviser and secretary of state clinton. , who we are told are in touch with their counterparts inform france, egypt, the u.n., and qatar as well as turkey, all nations that have influence in the area and could help to deescalate tensions. jessica yellin, cnn, traveling with the president. could help t tensions. jessica yellin, cnn, traveling with the president. questions? anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defe
with secretary of state hillary clinton. mr. obama becomes the first president to set foot in that country, he is there for a high-level conference as well as to push for fair elections and the release of political prisoners. all this on the heels of a historic visit to burma. chief white house correspondent ed henry is live with the latest. i know the president has been criticized for even going to burma. how's he handling that, ed? >> reporter: well, it's interesting because there were flag-waving crowds, american flag-waving crowds greeting the president there in burma, but human rights activists have suggested that since there's still coming out of military rule, that maybe the president should not have made this visit. i think he did two thing, he met with awning song suu kyi who had been under house detention for 20 years, met with her, but also when he delivered remarks there in burma, he made clear this is just the beginning of a long journey and that they have a lot of work to do to prove that they are really turning the corner on human rightings. take a listen to the president. >> th
. >>> president obama is extending today's deadline now giving states until mid december to decide how they want to proceed with the new health care law. states must create markets for customers to shop for health insurance or, the federal government will do it for them. while some republican-led states are backing off their opposition to the law, at least seven governors say, in their states, they will not set up that exchange. >> here is a look at your friday weather. few showers possible in the mid-atlantic and south florida. east coast, pleasant conditions. rain along the california coastline. >> it is 10 degrees warmer than usual in colorado springs. minneapolis is right where it should be in the mid 40s. honolulu and miami, get jealous in the mid 80s. >>> an amazing soccer goal if we are showing it to you here on "world news now". it happened wednesday night in an exhibition match, between sweden/england. >> this is so awesome. keep your eye on the screen. this is crazy. wait for it. boom. that is when sweden's, say, layton ibrahimovic pulled off what is being called the greatest goal ever
obama running for reelection, he might name her secretary of state. >> this is an administration led by a president who said when he ran for office that he would take the fight to al qaeda. we have decimated al qaeda. >> reporter: republicans still charge rice with distortion. >> she knew at that point in time that al qaeda was very likely responsible in part or in whole for the death of ambassador stevens. >> reporter: petraeus knew it was al qaeda. he agreed to put out the different account. but not, he said, for political reasons. petraeus told lawmakers up here today, u.s. intelligence wanted to keep secret what it knew, and how it knew it. but republicans up here are not buying that that was rice's motive. steve handelsman, news4, capitol hill. >>> there is news tonight about the high-level connections of joe kelley, the woman who helped launch the petraeus scandal. joe kelley and her sister visited the white house complex three times this year. twice they ate in the white house cafeteria. they were guests of a mid-level worker at the white house, who met the kelley family on a
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